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Model year 2019 Freightliner and Mercedes-Benz Sprinters recalled

The operator's manual may contain incorrect parking information

Photo source: Daimler
Daimler Vans USA (DVUSA) is recalling 52,127 model year 2019 Freightliner and Mercedes-Benz Sprinters.

The operator's manual may not contain the correct information about how the automatic parking function ("Auto-P") operates.

If the driver relies on the Auto-P function as described in the operator's manual, vehicle rollaway or movement may occur, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

DVUSA will notify owners, and Mercedes-Benz or Freightliner Sprinter dealers will provide the correct description of the Auto-P function for the operator's manual free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin May 8, 2020.

Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at (877) 762-8267. DVUSA's number for this recall is VS3BAUTOP.

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